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Miso Madness, Part 2

Miso is the seasoning of the moment on Chow Town.

The Japanese paste made from fermented soybeans adds umami, or richness of taste to soups, dressings, fish and more.

The Star’s Eating for Life recipe uses white miso in

Miso-Glazed Pan Seared Fish With Vegetables

. In an earlier post, Eating for Life recipe developer and Chow Town contributor Roxanne Wyss expanded on the end of March madness with

Miso Dressing


Never cooked with miso before?

Look for tubs of the paste with the texture of peanut butter in the refrigerator case of health food stores and some supermarkets. Miso is high in sodium, so little goes a long way. Be sure to read the label